Driver trapped after big rig crash in Pasadena

PASADENA, TX (KTRK) -- A driver had to be cut out of a vehicle after they slammed into the back of an 18-wheeler in Pasadena.

Firefighters rushed to the scene on Beltway 8 at San Augustine, where the driver's vehicle had become wedged underneath the semi.

SkyEye was over the scene as emergency workers sliced the roof off. EMS crews worked to wedge the backboard underneath the driver before loading him into the ambulance.

The driver appeared alert as firefighters worked to free him.

We are not sure of his injuries or condition.

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